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post #31 of 38
Its all a matter if he is going to overclock the CPUs. If yes then Core i7 no question asked. If no QX9770 at stock is faster because it has much higher clock speed.
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post #32 of 38
That chip is a real gulftown, but its also a engineering sample, hence the (ES) next to the speed. I wouldn't touch that chip with someone else's money.
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post #33 of 38
core i7 920 hands down no contest.
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Originally Posted by DevilGear44 View Post
There's a difference between "Go Fermi, it comes out *sometime* next year!!!1! It will blow away the HD5000s!!!!!!!",

and

"Instead of getting an outdated quad, how about waiting 13 days and getting a hexa-core that will easily smoke it?"


And of course, doing something like I did (buying an X4 9950 a couple days before Phenom II came out- meaning better CPUs for lower prices, and totally crippling the resell value of that pos quad lol)


OT: Go i7.

ya i had my amd x49950 for about 2-3years before i sold it for 100.00
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post #35 of 38
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That chip is a real gulftown, but its also a engineering sample, hence the (ES) next to the speed. I wouldn't touch that chip with someone else's money.
real ones will be out soon tho then we will see the cost and i know it will run with out issues
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post #36 of 38
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real ones will be out soon tho then we will see the cost and i know it will run with out issues
Right, exactly why I said I wouldn't touch that thing with someone else's money. ES chips can be all sorts of craziness both good and bad. lol
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Its all a matter if he is going to overclock the CPUs. If yes then Core i7 no question asked. If no QX9770 at stock is faster because it has much higher clock speed.
he will be OC down the road to 3.8 or less depending on what be does with it
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post #38 of 38
i7 920 can hit 4.0ghz with HT on without even breaking a sweat. No question, i7 is the way to go.
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